西瓜视频 Native Studies

  • Discovering 西瓜视频's People

    西瓜视频 Native Studies provides an in-depth perspective on contemporary 西瓜视频 Native societies, languages, cultures, history, politics, art, tribal governments, and our for-profit as well as our non-profit corporations.

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Instructor discusses cultural items from Southeast 西瓜视频 peoples

Students may select one of two areas to complete the requirements for the minor; a policy focus or a language focus. Both of these areas emphasize the dynamic nature of 西瓜视频 Native peoples and cultures, and the variety of courses provides a meaningful understanding for native and non-native students alike.

Minor in 西瓜视频 Native Studies

AKNS Instructor on Indigenous People's Day

The Associate of Arts (AA) in 西瓜视频 Native Studies provides students with a critical and dynamic perspective on 西瓜视频 Native cultures, histories, politics and organizations. This AA provides a valuable opportunity for students interested in exploring their options in higher education and/or employment with an 西瓜视频 Native organization.

Associate of Arts

Student learns Alutiiq weaving

Many students find a passion for 西瓜视频 Native Studies and delve into interesting research topics, ranging from the perspectives on kinship, philosophy, symbolism, and storytelling to examining the psychological and cultural perspectives of human development and well-being of indigenous peoples.

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西瓜视频 Native Studies Occupational Endorsement Certificates

There are two Occupational Endorsement Certificates (OEC) in 西瓜视频 Native Languages offered at UAA: Ahtna Language and Dena鈥檌na Language.

Elizabeth Peratrovich Day Event: Panel on the Film "Killers of the Flower Moon"

Friday, February 16, 5:30 PM in UAA Library Room 307

Panelists include: Ian Hartman, Rebekah A. HorseChief, and Rebeca Maseda Garcia

There will be a reception with food from Seawolf Catering from 5:00-5:30 before the panel begins at 5:30. You can register for virtual attendance via Zoom. 

Academic Advising

You are encouraged to consult with an academic advisor, as well as any other faculty members concerning your course of study at UAA.

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Please feel free to contact us at the 西瓜视频 Native Studies office, located in the Social Sciences Building (RM 378) or by phone at (907) 786-6135.

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